Romer and Hancock edge Mejia for spots in runoff election - Colorado Politics

Romer and Hancock edge Mejia for spots in runoff election

Author: Ernest Luning - May 6, 2011 - Updated: May 6, 2011

A contrast in background and style The well-to-do son of a three-term governor will face an Army brat abandoned at a young age by his alcoholic father in the June runoff election for Denver’s next mayor. RELATED STORY: MAYORAL CANDIDATES STAKE OUT INSIDER, OUTSIDER ROLES, RACK UP ENDORSEMENTS Former state Sen. Chris Romer — whose […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.